turning

  • 1Turning — is the process whereby a centre lathe is used to produce solids of revolution . It can be done manually, in a traditional form of lathe, which frequently requires continuous supervision by the operator, or by using a computer controlled and… …

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  • 2Turning — Turn ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding; a bending course; a fiexure; a meander. [1913 Webster] Through paths and turnings often trod by day. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The place of a turn; an angle or corner, as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3turning — ► NOUN 1) a place where a road branches off another. 2) the action or skill of using a lathe. 3) (turnings) shavings of wood resulting from turning wood on a lathe …

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  • 4Turning — Turning. См. Токарная обработка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 5turning — index circuitous, critical (crucial), indirect, sinuous, strategic, tortuous (bending) Burton s …

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  • 6turning — [tʉr′niŋ] n. 1. the action of a person or thing that turns 2. a place where a road turns or turns off 3. the art or process of shaping things on or as on a lathe …

    English World dictionary

  • 7Turning — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8turning — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun (BrE) ⇨ See also ↑turn ADJECTIVE ▪ next ▪ wrong VERB + TURNING ▪ take ▪ She took a wrong turning and ended up lost …

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  • 9turning */ — UK [ˈtɜː(r)nɪŋ] / US [ˈtɜrnɪŋ] noun [countable] Word forms turning : singular turning plural turnings British a road that leads away from the road that you are travelling on We took a wrong turning and got completely lost …

    English dictionary

  • 10turning — turn|ing [ˈtə:nıŋ US ˈtə:r ] n BrE a road that connects with the one you are on American Equivalent: turn ▪ He must have taken a wrong turning in the dark. ▪ Take the first turning on the left …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11turning — [[t]tɜ͟ː(r)nɪŋ[/t]] turnings N COUNT If you take a particular turning, you go along a road which leads away from the side of another road. → See also turn Take the next turning on the right. Syn: turn …

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  • 12turning —   Hulina, ka a, lauwili, mola, molamola.     Motions of turning hinges, kū ami ami, ōlepelepe.     Turning point, huliau, kahana …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 13turning — n. 1 a a road that branches off another. b a place where this occurs. 2 a use of the lathe. b (in pl.) chips or shavings from a lathe. Phrases and idioms: turning circle the smallest circle in which a vehicle can turn without reversing. turning… …

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  • 14turning — noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or course of one that turns 2. a place of a change in direction 3. a. a forming by use of a lathe; broadly turnery b. plural waste produced in turning …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15turning — /terr ning/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that turns. 2. an act of reversing position. 3. the place or point at which anything bends or changes direction. 4. the forming of objects on a lathe. 5. an object, as a spindle, turned on a lathe.… …

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  • 16turning — noun 1》 a place where a road branches off another. 2》 the action or skill of using a lathe.     ↘(turnings) shavings of wood resulting from turning wood on a lathe …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17turning — noun (C) BrE a road that connects with the one you are on; turn 2 (6) AmE: Take the first turning on the left …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18turning — /ˈtɜnɪŋ/ (say terning) noun 1. the act of someone or something that turns. 2. a place where one road branches off from another. 3. the forming of objects on a lathe. 4. shaping or forming: the turning of verses. {turn + ing1} …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 19turning — see it is a long lane that has no turning …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 20turning — noun /ˈtɜr.nɪŋ,ˈtɜː.nɪŋ,ˈtɝ.nɪŋ/ a) A turn or deviation from a straight course b) The shaping of wood or metal on a lathe …

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